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in #disaster2 years ago


flood damages in Lorestan, Iran, 2019

Failing to evacuate flooded areas, entering flood waters, or remaining after a flood has passed can result in injury or death. Flooding is a temporary overflow of water onto land that is normally dry. Floods are the most common natural disaster in the United States. Floods may:

  • Result from rain, snow, coastal storms, storm surges, and overflows of dams and other water systems.

  • Develop slowly or quickly – Flash floods can come with no warning.

  • Cause outages, disrupt transportation, damage buildings, and create landslides.


  • Do not walk, swim, or drive through floodwaters. Turn Around, Don’t Drown!

  • Just six inches of moving water can knock you down, and one foot of moving water can sweep your vehicle away.

  • Stay off of bridges over fast-moving water.

Determine how best to protect yourself based on the type of flooding :

  • Evacuate if told to do so.

  • Move to higher ground or a higher floor.

  • Stay where you are.

Ref : https://www.ready.gov/floods


Cut and pasting bodies of text like you have done (in all your posts) is not acceptable here on steem. It is called plagiarism. I note that you have added the link to the site from which you have copied the text however this is not what the steem community call good work and is generally frowned upon.

If you continue to post in this fashion you will continue to receive little to no payout rewards so I suggest to you that you write some original content giving yourself a better chance of capturing the interest of larger accounts who may offer you some reward.

I note that you have recently upvoted some of my posts in quick succession. My suggestion is to read them, as an example of original content. Thank you for your upvotes, however I would be more pleased to see you create some interesting and original content of your own.

The choice to do so is in your hands and you may be surprised where your efforts may lead.

Thanks for your advice. maybe I didn't give enough time to my account. I'll try to do better afterward.

Remind that nowhere is immune to the Flood Risk, even deserts.

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